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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Branislava Lalic about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Branislava Lalic, associate professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi Sad. What does RRI mean to you, and how is it a part of your research environment? From my point of view, RRI is a way of living. In an ideal world, we would not need RRI actions and ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Sven Schlarb about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Sven Schlarb, scientist at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH. How is the Co-Change project contributing to research in your institution? The Co-Change project combines researchers who think about ethical principles with projects that integrate these principles into their work. As such, responsible research, not only the monitoring function, is brought into a ...

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Responsible research and innovation in the EU

How to build ethics and foresight into every stage of the research process, from design to implementation.

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel about Art and AI

Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel, media artist, designer and Professor for Digital Media at the University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg focused on machine intelligence and creativity, design computation, ICT ethics and virtual- and augmented realities. He has been an artist in residence to the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and his work is exhibited ...

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Artificial or Artistic Intelligence?

Computers are already learning how to compose music, write novels and draw like Picasso. But is AI capable of creating art on its own?

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Henrik Junklewitz about Art and AI

Interview with Henrik Junklewitz. He received a diploma in physics in 2009 and a Ph.D in physics in 2014, both from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He has been a post-doctoral researcher in statistical inference, machine learning and imaging for astrophysics at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Currently, he is a scientific project officer for machine learning with the ...

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Mike S. Schäfer: ‘Science is a matter of facts, not opinions’

Mike S. Schäfer from the University of Zurich talks about why the pandemic has amplified science journalists’ fatigue, how accelerated science affects the quality of reporting, and how politics can ease the burden. How has the pandemic affected science journalism? The pandemic has changed science journalism’s standing in society. We are now living at a ...

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EU project : NEWSERA

Citizen science (CS) initiatives are changing the paradigm of science communication (SC). Not only the embedded bottom-up methodology takes into account people’s needs, aligning science to society, but empowers citizens to become science communicators. Moreover, launching a citizen science project requires the creation of a complex ecosystem, in which the participation of quadruple helix stakeholders ...